More and more names have been mentioned as potential candidates for becoming the contenders of the incumbent Governor of Jakarta Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama in Jakarta’s 2017 gubernatorial election (scheduled for February 2017). After previously holding on to Sandiaga “Sandy” Salahuddin Uno, Gerindra prepared two more names as potential gubernatorial candidates, i.e., the former Vice Minister of Defense Lt. Gen. (ret) Sjafrie Sjamsoeddin, and the former Commander of the Military (TNI) Gen. (ret) Moeldoko. PAN, meanwhile, is trying to promote the Regent of Bojonegoro Suyoto.To subscribe please click here